HAVANA TIMES, February 12 – On Friday February 19, at 7:00 p.m. in the Sala Villena of the National Union of Cuban Writers And Artists  (UNEAC, at 17th and H, in Vedado), will be the premiere of the documentary “Yo soy tumbero,” by producer Bilko Cuervo.

The Tumba Francesa is a musical dance manifestation that was introduced in Cuba early last century through Haitian immigration to the island.  Because of its antiquity and authenticity, this art form has been declared by UNESCO to be a “Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Patrimony of Humanity.” The documentary deals with the involvement of children and this tradition.

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